Clinical Biochemist

  • Company:
    Healthscope
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
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Clinical Biochemist (non-medical) Dunedin Dunedin, New Zealand Reference: 5581676 Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) group comprises of 25 laboratories in the human, analytics and veterinary space. Our pathology brands include Labtests, Northland Pathology, Southern Community Laboratories Group (SCL Otago Southland, Wellington SCL, Canterbury SCL, SCL Hawkes Bay, Medlab South, Taranaki Pathology Services), and Gribbles Veterinary Pathology.APHG provides services to over 75% of New Zealand’s population in hospital and community settings. With the largest pathology network in New Zealand from as far north as Kerikeri to Invercargill in the south, APHG offers diverse and dynamic career opportunities.Southern Community Laboratories Group is the sole provider of pathology services to primary care and the hospital sector for the lower North Island and the majority of South Island. We have laboratories based in Hastings, New Plymouth, Masterton, Wellington, Nelson, Blenheim, Christchurch, Timaru, Oamaru, Dunedin, Queenstown, Clyde and Invercargill. In these regions (except Christchurch, Hastings and New Plymouth) we are the sole primary care and hospital provider of pathology services. In Christchurch, Hastings, and New Plymouth we provide primary care pathology services.About the Role:We are seeking applications for a permanent full time non-medical Clinical Biochemist to fill a vacancy due to a retirement in Dunedin. As a key part of our Chemical pathology team you will:Work closely with our experienced staff to provide leadership of testing, review and validation of methods ensuring a high quality, efficient and accurate serviceProvide referrers with expert advice on clinical interpretation of test results and provide guidance on appropriate further investigations for patient managementProvide tuition to undergraduate and postgraduate clinical students and to medical laboratory scientistsProvide support, supervision, and training for other laboratories in the Southern Community Laboratories GroupProvide support to laboratories in their achieving and maintaining accredited status with International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ)Provide oversight for the review of internal quality control and external quality assurance dataBe required to participate in an out-of-hours rosterTo succeed in this role you will need:To be a Clinical Scientist who is registered with, or eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Sciences Council.To be a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, or a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of the United Kingdom.To have at least 5 years’ experience as a practicing Clinical Scientist.To be highly motivated, able to develop strong working relationships with laboratory staff and clinicians, and capable of working with a supportive and dynamic teamOur teams consists of talented and skilled individuals, all of whom play an important role in helping us to be New Zealand’s leading provider of quality healthcare services.If you want to be part of a New Zealand success story please go to our website Applications close 31 August 2021